Tag Archive: vaccine

May 15 2015

Research at CHOP: It’s Not Just a Job, It’s an Adventure!

Bookended by references to the 1980s and 1990s — in the form of an iconic U.S. Navy commercial and a discussion of the 1991 measles outbreak in Philadelphia — the 2015 CHOP Research Institute Scientific Symposium offered a snapshot of the inspirational work going on at CHOP every day.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-at-chop-its-not-just-a-job-its-an-adventure/

Mar 18 2015

Vaccinating Against Diseases, Without a Vaccine

Last month, Dr. Farzan published a study in Nature that describes his team’s creation of a new molecule that prevents monkeys from being infected with simian/human immunodeficiency virus.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/vaccinating-against-diseases-without-a-vaccine/

Mar 09 2015

CHOP Advocate Dr. Paul Offit Speaks Out for Measles Vaccine

Paul A. Offit, MD, spoke to a number of media outlets about the recent measles outbreaks and the vaccine worries the outbreaks have induced.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-advocate-dr-paul-offit-speaks-out-for-measles-vaccine/

Feb 27 2015

CHOP HIV Expert Consulted About Novel Vaccine Study

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s own Philip R. Johnson, MD was consulted for a number of articles about an exciting new HIV vaccine study.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-hiv-expert-consulted-novel-vaccine-study/

Aug 13 2014

Investigators Explore Safety of Rotavirus Vaccine in NICU

Clinicians in neonatal intensive care units across the country are uncertain about when to administer rotavirus vaccination to infants whose medical conditions require prolonged hospital stays.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/investigators-explore-safety-rotavirus-vaccine-nicu/

Jun 06 2013

Experts Call for “Human Vaccines Project” to Accelerate Vaccine Development

A group of prominent vaccine researchers, including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute’s chief scientific officer, Philip R. Johnson, MD, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Stanley Plotkin, MD, recently called for a “human vaccines project” to accelerate the development of vaccines to prevent “major global killers such as AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and other infectious diseases.”

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/experts-call-for-human-vaccines-project-to-accelerate-vaccine-development/

Mar 29 2013

CHOP Vaccine Expert Dr. Offit Honored, Twice!

In February the blog Vaccine Nation named Dr. Offit one of the 50 most influential people in vaccines, and just recently he was awarded the 2013 Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement, given annually by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID).

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-vaccine-expert-dr-offit-honored-twice/